(You might remember Lynn Westmoreland from The Colbert Report last year. Image from Back Door Boy In A Front Door World) I found a great website, The Skeptic Report. In addition to covering the usual frauds—such as psychics, UFOs, homeopathy, etc.—it has a section on creationism, which I have added to my sidebar. It also […]
Archive for June, 2008
Oh Noes!!! Transitional Fossils!! PZ Myers has a good analysis of the new fossil (Ventastega curonica) announced a couple of days ago: On one earlier side we have a bunch of tetrapod-like fish — Tiktaalik and Panderichthys, for instance — and on the later side we have fish-like tetrapods, such as Acanthostega and Ichthyostega. Now […]
The church many people will be “praying” at after partying too hard in Vegas While I was in Las Vegas last weekend, I snapped a few pictures of odd things I saw. The above photo is of the toilet in my room. Just keep away from the holy water. For many months, I wasn’t sure […]
This is actually from a couple of days ago, but I was too busy to post. Today’s quote is from Barbara, in the comments to the article “Barack Obama is the Anti-Christ!”. First, she starts by quoting ParrotLover: Compared to McCain, a dildo has a better shot at turning things around for the US. To […]
Furry Geller at work As you all should know by now, I went to the Amazing Meeting 6 in Las Vegas last weekend. Here are a few thoughts and reactions. The best reason to go is to meet all the different folks. Some of the highlights were connecting or reconnecting with PZ Myers, Phil Plait, […]
Today’s favorite comment comes to us from LadyRavana. In the comments to the article “There Once Was a Comic Named Cectic”, LadyRavana writes: Ya know, it’s no fun to argue with a fundie. They just drag you down to their level and beat you with their stupid.
(Still at TAM 6, so here’s some more FC.) Today, let’s look at a few highlights from that other parody site, The Dysfunctional Family Circus. “I don’t understand — how can accidents like this happen in a world created by a perfect and all-powerful God?” “1,2,4,3! Home schooling worked for me!” “So if you were […]
(I’m at TAM 6 right now and can’t post, so I scheduled this to run as cheap filler.) Here are a few more re-captioned Family Circus panels from The Other Family.